A man in Durham known as the Taxi driver killed three female relatives before he shot himself dead, police in Durham England confirmed.
Michael Atherton Snr shot dead Susan McGoldrick among others whose bodies were found in different rooms on the ground floor of the house in Horden, near Peterlee.
Michael Atheron a 46 year old male used a shot gun to kill his victims, the shotgun was found lying next to his body which lay prostrate.
Michael Atherton was living with Susan McGoldrick and neighbors claim that they were such a lovely couple.
The motive of the murders is unclear though police are still investigating the incident.
Labour party ward councillor Paul Stradling told the press that in 30 years of his career, he had never witnessed anything of the sort.